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Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Meco Monardo

"In May of 1977, people around America began lining up for a little-hyped science fiction movie.
After its first screenings, word of mouth soon spread and lines were forming around America’s cinemas - people were seeing the movie again and again as soon as the closing credits had rolled!
Over the next few days, the film was smashing box office records thanks to amazing special effects, great performances and a feeling of hope missing from films of recent years.
America was in the grip of Star Wars fever!
Among the people catching Star Wars a number of times in its opening week was the innovative musician and producer, Meco Monardo.
Captivated by John Williams' thematic score, Meco realised that he could use his talents to bring America’s love of Star Wars together with the other phenomenon sweeping the country – Disco! ..."

Read more at Meco - The Funk Is With Him
Meco sound samples is to be find here [Note: This page is not available for the moment due to exceeded transfer rate. But try later! It's worth the wait!]. (via LinkFilter.net)
And here's an interview with Meco at disco-disco.com.


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